Gardenias are famous among gardeners of all ages, for their sweet smell and shiny foliage. At the same time, they are famous for being a complicated and high maintenance plant,Continue reading “Gardenia care in the Gulf”
Many gardeners would like to know more about diseases and very often there seems to be some confusion between deficiencies, diseases and insect attacks.
As it’s a large topic, I decided to narrow it down and make a blog post about fungal diseases.
There have been numerous posts about Adenium or Desert Rose in the Gardening Club-Qatar Facebook group. Many members have shared their valuable experience about its care in the Gulf conditions,Continue reading “Adenium care in the Gulf”
Is there a better way to start your day in the desert, than opening your window to a bougainvillea? Photo credit: https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/close-up-beautiful-red-bougainvillea-flowers_3919040.htm When someone lives in a hot and dryContinue reading “Bougainvillea care in the Gulf”
Who loves basil? Basil is on top of many plants lists; the list of the easiest herbs to grow, the insect repellent plants list, the bees attracting plants list and,Continue reading “A gardener’s guide in the Gulf: growing basil”
Growth & flowering Hibiscus grow very fast and can become as high as 2.5 m in ideal garden locations. They can give flowers all year round, but ideally from OctoberContinue reading “Hibiscus care in the Gulf”
Aloe vera plants are native to the tropical climates of Africa and are widely acknowledged for their skincare benefits – in particular for their ability to care for sunburns dueContinue reading “5 tips for caring for your Aloe Vera plant”
Snake plant (Sansevieria sp. or Mother’s tongue) can tolerate the sandstorms when placed outdoor or the low light of a dark room indoor. This makes it more and more popularContinue reading “Snake plant care tips”
Finding proper watering advice online can be really confusing, especially when someone lives in the desert, and has to deal with extremely hot weather conditions. To start with, think ofContinue reading “Watering in hot climates”
Fabric Pots or Grow Bags are – as the name suggests – pots made of fabric. In the Middle East, where overwatering is reason number one for indoor plants dying,Continue reading “Fabric Grow Bags”